Lancaster West Future Neighbourhood Community Day

Saturday, 18 September 12-5pm Kensington Leisure Centre Silchester Road, W10 6EX.

What is the Lancaster West Future Neighbourhood Community Day?

What is the Lancaster West Future Neighbourhood Community Day?

Saturday 18th September 12-5pm 
Kensington Leisure Centre, 
Silchester Road, W10 6EX.

The Lancaster West Residents Association (LWRA) and the Lancaster West Neighbourhood Team (LWNT) are hosting a day of fun for residents. There will be free food, entertainment and activities put on at the Kensington Leisure Centre. It is a chance to come together as a community, get to know the LWRA and meet the LWNT team, as well as share your feedback and ideas for the future of the Lancaster West Estate. 

What's on offer?

What's on offer?

  • Free food
  • Free entertainment for children
  • Free access to the gym and pool facilities
  • Free taster sessions, sports and classes  put on by the Leisure Centre and sports clubs
  • A chance to speak to the LWNT
  • Access to a range of services including  NHS, health and wellbeing groups, employment services and many more.   

To access  what’s on offer register yourself at the main entrance of the Kensington Leisure Centre    

Free Activities

Free Activities

There are lots of FREE activities to take part in. Get active for life with our leisure centre partners.  

*Under 8’s and non swimmers must be accompanied in the water by an adult. One adult can supervise maximum of 2 under 8’s or non swimmers. 
**Gym requires health check and induction with fitness instructor to be completed first, and juniors will require signed parental consent on the day. 
***Classes have set capacities so spaces available on a first come first served basis. These will be delivered in 15/30 minute taster sessions.  
****Classes have set capacities and will need to be booked in advance. In order to book a slot, please contact LWNT on lancasterwestoffice@rbkc.gov.uk or via 0800 389 2005. 
 
Information is correct at time of printing, but may be subject to last minute changes. 

More Information

Badminton 
Playing badminton is a great way to have fun and stay healthy, whatever your age or level of ability. Badminton is appropriate for all ages with children requiring supervision by adults. There will be equipment and a court provided – grab a friend and have a practice on the badminton court. 
 
Basketball 
Basketball involves a lot of starting and stopping. While not renowned as an aerobic sport, it is still a great workout that can help you improve fine motor skills, such as hand-eye coordination, improve balance and coordination, and improve physical fitness, speed and agility. Basketball is appropriate for all ages with children requiring supervision by adults. We have some local clubs providing taster sessions: 
 
Karate 
Karate is a Japanese martial art, originally designed as a civilian defence training. Karate is appropriate for all ages with children requiring supervision by adults. We have some local clubs providing taster sessions: 
 
Mindfulness 
Mindfulness meditation is a mental training practice that teaches you to slow down racing thoughts, let go of negativity, and calm both your mind and body. Mindfulness classes will be delivered in 15/30 minute taster sessions meaning if you miss the start of a class, you can join the next one not long after! Mindfulness is appropriate for individuals that are 16+. Note that classes have set capacities so spaces available on a first come first served basis.  
 
Short Tennis 
Short tennis, a tennis class for everyone! Also known as short-court tennis or mini tennis which is played on half the court but twice the fun! Short Tennis is appropriate for all ages with children requiring supervision by adults. There will be equipment and a court provided – grab a friend and have a practice on the short tennis court. 
 
Squash 
Squash is a fun and challenging contest of agility, strategy, talent, and mental and physical strength. It is an incredibly beneficial game for health and fitness, and has been voted the number one healthiest sport by Forbes Magazine. Squash is appropriate for all ages with children requiring supervision by adults. There will be equipment and a court provided – grab a friend and have a practice on the squash court.  
 
Table Tennis  
Table tennis, also known as ping-pong and whiff-whaff, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using small rackets. Table tennis is appropriate for all ages with children requiring supervision by adults. There will be equipment and a table provided – grab a friend and have a practice on the table tennis table.  
 
Tai Chi 
Tai Chi is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for defence training, health benefits, and meditation. Tai Chi classes will be delivered in 15/30 minute taster sessions meaning if you miss the start of a class, you can join the next one not long after! Tai Chi is appropriate for individuals that are 16+. 
Note that classes have set capacities so spaces available on a first come first served basis.  
 
Toddler’s World Bouncy Castle 
A Bouncy Castle has been set up for toddlers to have a jump and play. The Bouncy Castle is appropriate for toddlers and young children, with all children needing to be supervised at all times by an adult. 
 
Yoga 
Loosen up and let go. Our mix of Yoga classes feature a range of exercises from energetic, full-body workouts to relaxing, more traditional poses. Yoga classes will be delivered in 15/30 minute taster sessions meaning if you miss the start of a class, you can join the next one not long after! Yoga is appropriate for individuals that are 16+. 
Note that classes have set capacities so spaces available on a first come first served basis.  
 
Zumba 
Dance yourself fit! Our range of Dance Aerobics classes combine exercise and choreography with infectious music to keep you motivated every step of the way. Zumba classes will be delivered in 15/30 minute taster sessions meaning if you miss the start of a class, you can join the next one not long after! Zumba is appropriate for all ages, with children requiring supervision by adults. 
Note that classes have set capacities so spaces available on a first come first served basis. 
 
Open Swimming 
Swimming’s a great way to have fun and get healthy, whatever your age or level of ability. At Kensington Leisure Centre there are three Swimming Pools. A 25m competition pool, 20m teaching pool and leisure pool. You will have open access to the pools to practice and play.
Note that under 8’s and non swimmers must be accompanied in the water by an adult. One adult can supervise maximum of 2 under 8’s or non swimmers. 
 
Adult & Baby/Toddler Swimming Lesson 
Swimming’s a great way to have fun and get healthy, whatever your age or level of ability. We will be running a special lesson for adults and their babies/toddlers in the teaching pool where parents can support introducing their babies/toddlers to the water. This class is appropriate for all levels. It is a requirement that each child must be accompanied by one adult.  
Note that classes have set capacities and will need to be booked in advance. In order to book a slot, please contact LWNT on lancasterwestoffice@rbkc.gov.uk or via 0800 389 2005. 
 
Adult Swimming Lesson 
Swimming’s a great way to have fun and get healthy, whatever your age or level of ability. We will be running a special lesson for adults wanting to learn to swim. This class is appropriate for beginners. An adult swimming class for learners and improvers. Whether you are getting in for the first time or refreshing and improving your swimming skills. 
Note that classes have set capacities and will need to be booked in advance. In order to book a slot, please contact LWNT on lancasterwestoffice@rbkc.gov.uk or via 0800 389 2005. 
 
Junior Swimming Lesson 
Swimming’s a great way to have fun and get healthy, whatever your age or level of ability. We will be running a special lesson for juniors between 5-10 wanting to practice their swimming. This class is appropriate for beginners. Teaching learners and improvers the essential swimming skills to ensure they learn to be safe in and around water.   
Note that classes have set capacities and will need to be booked in advance. In order to book a slot, please contact LWNT on lancasterwestoffice@rbkc.gov.uk or via 0800 389 2005. 
 
Adult Gym 
Keeping fit and active in the gym will benefit you both physically and mentally. With a qualified instructor present for all of the sessions, and an induction prior to the session mandatory for all participants, get active in the gym!  
Note that gym access requires health check and induction with fitness instructor to be completed first. This can be arranged on the day and there is no need to book in advance. 
 
Junior Gym 
Junior Gym benefits 11 to 15 year olds both physically and mentally, as well as providing a safe space to meet new friends. With a qualified instructor present for all of the sessions and an induction prior to the session mandatory for all participants, get your teenager active at Junior Gym.  
Note that gym access requires health check and induction with fitness instructor to be completed first, and juniors will require signed parental consent on the day. This can be arranged on the day and there is no need to book in advance.

Kensington Leisure Centre – Residents Card

The Kensington and Chelsea residents pay &  play card is a FREE annual membership available to Kensington and Chelsea  residents, giving access to a range of discounted activities across  Kensington Leisure Centre and Chelsea Leisure Centre.     Enjoy discounted access to all leisure centres in  Kensington and Chelsea with the following benefits:
  • Up to 50% discounts off activity prices 
  • Access to a wide range of activities  
  • Access to courses and other member only activities  and facilities
  • Advance, easy online booking and payment 
  • And much more…     

Terms and conditions apply. Full terms and  conditions are available at the point of sign up.       
https://www.better.org.uk/rbkc-resident